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Tax deductible contributions to the Green Ribbon Initiative will be used to support education and stewardship work in the Oak Openings Region.

To donate to the Oak Openings Habitat Protection and Restoration Fund, click here.

To donate to the Oak Openings Carbon Offset Fund, click here.

To make a general donation to the Green Ribbon Initiative, click on the donate button below. These funds will go to:


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Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Program

Location: To Be Determined. Contact Amy Stone for more information.

 Contact phone: 419-578-6783  Contact email: stone.91@osu.edu

Come learn more about the Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Program. The program is an Extension program held in collaboration with Metroparks Toledo right here in Lucas County. Participants are exposed to a variety of naturalist topics and then will volunteer in an area that they are interested in.  The program is scheduled to begin on Friday, September 21 through Friday, November 2 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm each Friday.

For additional information about the program, check out the statewide website at: ocvn.osu.edu